Insight and Analysis

Fajardo adding pivotal depth and west coast flavour to Lions

16 hours ago | Matt Baker
Cody Fajardo adds depth to the quarterback position in BC after signing with the Lions as a free agent.’s Matt Baker has more.

O’Leary: 11 players of note from Tuesday’s neg list reveal

February 20, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
With the partial release of teams’ negotiation lists, we’ve combed through the 90 listed players and put together a list of some of the most interesting names that caught our eyes.

O’Leary: Public negotiation lists open new and exciting doors

February 20, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
After revealing 90 negotiation list players from nine CFL teams on Tuesday, the league has generated more off-season discussion. Senior Writer Chris O’Leary expands.

Laurent on Re-Signing: ‘The future looks bright for us’

February 16, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
While it came down to the last minute, Ted Laurent is glad he never had to weigh his options as a free agent.’s Chris O’Leary writes.

Bombers’ QB Dan LeFevour announces retirement

February 11, 2018 | Staff
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Dan LeFevour has retired after five CFL seasons, the veteran tweeted on Saturday.

Under the Radar: Don’t overlook these 10 free agents

February 9, 2018 | Staff
Some of the CFL’s top stars are just days away from hitting the market. Now, let’s look at some of the players outside our top 30 shouldn’t be overlooked.

O’Leary: REDBLACKS offence calls Spencer back to Ottawa

February 9, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Arguably the most targeted free agent next week would have been Diontae Spencer but after a year in the Ottawa offence, there was little chance he was going to depart the Nation’s Capital.

Analysis: Esks’ offence won’t be any less productive in ’18

February 8, 2018 | Jeff Krever
One of the CFL’s most prolific offences will look a little different in 2018, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be any less productive.’s Jeff Krever writes.

The 15 most impactful off-season moves…so far

February 8, 2018 | Staff
While Johnny Manziel hasn’t signed anywhere, and free agency is still on its way, the CFL off-season has brought plenty of change. Let’s look at the biggest moves so far.

Cauz: Hughes’ new colours will take getting used to

February 6, 2018 | Matthew Cauz
After a decade in red and white, Charleston Hughes’ new colours may take some getting used to. Matthew Cauz pays tribute to one of the all-time greats.

O’Leary: Ray, Green instrumental in each other’s Toronto deals

February 6, 2018 | Chris O'Leary senior writer Chris O’Leary reports from Toronto where it was no coincidence that Ricky Ray and SJ Green inked deals withing a mere few days of one another.

Willis ready to lead overhauled D-line in BC

February 5, 2018 | Matt Baker
Odell Willis is looking forward to leading the BC Lions pass rush heading into 2018.’s Matt Baker explains.

21 Questions: Thoughts on the CFL off-season

February 5, 2018 | Jeff Krever
From the Stamps’ youth movement to the future of Jeremiah Masoli in Hamilton, let’s look at some of the biggest questions over the next few months.

Three potential landing spots for Adarius Bowman

February 5, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
After his release from the Edmonton Eskimos, where will Adarius Bowman land?’s Chris O’Leary has a few ideas.

Steinberg’s MMQB: Title game déjà vu

February 5, 2018 | Pat Steinberg
For the second straight year there were some striking similarities between the Grey Cup and the Super Bowl. Plus, what can we make of Friday’s trades? Our MMQB writes.

O’Leary: With Manziel on hold, Ticats can now turn focus to FA

February 3, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
With no immediate movement on the Johnny Manziel front,’s Chris O’Leary says that the Ticats can now move their focus — and dollars — to free agency which is ...

Winds of change for two staple rush ends

February 3, 2018 | Chris O'Leary’s Chris O’Leary breaks down a furious few days out West where two of the league’s most dominant pass-rushers were in new homes … twice.

Recapping a frantic Friday in the CFL off-season

February 2, 2018 | Staff
Four trades, the return of a legendary quarterback and the release of a star receiver all powered a whirlwind of activity on Friday afternoon. We recap it all.

O’Leary: Hughes departure signals end of an era in Cowtown

February 2, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
After 10 years, 162 games and two Grey Cup wins, an era is ending in Calgary.’s Chris O’Leary writes on the Charleston Hughes trade.

Position of Strength: Depth defines FA defensive backs

February 1, 2018 | Staff
The number of high-end defensive backs pending free agency could sit somewhere near the double-digits. breaks down the deepest position group in all of free agency.